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Is my moldavite genuine?

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Linka
Is my moldavite genuine?
April 30, 2012 11:42AM
Hi guys

Just got a moldavite from crystalshops.co.uk and i wanna make sure is not a fake.. i never felt a moldavite before, iam quite of a novice, but i found the moldavite really interesten and got my self one..

iam gonna post some pics see if you guys can help me :D









Thnaks guys
avatar Re: Is my moldavite genuine?
April 30, 2012 11:57AM
It would appear to be a real moldavite.

Rock Currier
Crystals not pistols.
Re: Is my moldavite genuine?
April 30, 2012 02:49PM
    
Yeah, looks like real nice moldavite dropssmiling smiley

Best regards
Jan
Re: Is my moldavite genuine?
April 30, 2012 04:13PM
Hello,

Yes, it looks genuine. Just remember, impact glass from many locations is sometimes sold as Moldavite. True Moldavite only comes from the impact that occurred in Bavaria Germany, and was ejected into the atmosphere and landed in areas including the Moldau River valley in the Czech Republic.

Steve


To absent friends...in memory...still bright.


Jan,

I stand corrected(see edit).



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 05/01/2012 01:47PM by Steven Kittleson.
Passarino Giuseppe
Re: Is my moldavite genuine?
April 30, 2012 04:26PM
I think too. Nice genuine moldavite.
Linka
Re: Is my moldavite genuine?
April 30, 2012 04:31PM
Thanks

But as i sayed iam a novice and cant really feel it all the time, do you need like kind of adapatation to it? should everyone feel it the first time they touch it even tho they dont know nothing about crystals and vibes?

cheers
Re: Is my moldavite genuine?
April 30, 2012 04:32PM
    
Steven you've not right at all, moldavite was firstly found by the river Moldau (named after river Moldau), but most localities does not lie along the river Moldau. Moldavite is possibly also found in Moravia, then in Austria - Waldviertel and Germany - Lausitz. Also small occurence is near city Cheb.

Best regards
Jan
Re: Is my moldavite genuine?
April 30, 2012 06:22PM
Linka, if you are asking about metaphysical properties you're asking the wrong group. We deal with physical properties.
Re: Is my moldavite genuine?
April 30, 2012 09:34PM
Moldavite is an impact glass, not significantly different in structure from any ordinary piece of glass. The only thing you'll feel is if you convince yourself you're feeling something. Moldavite is one of the items of the mineral world that unscrupulous dealers promote as having special mystical and/or energetic properties. There is simply no truth to these claims.
Re: Is my moldavite genuine?
April 30, 2012 10:42PM
The fascinating history of formation of moldavites, and the incredible forces involved in their creation do induce a feeling of wonder in me. It's beautiful, genuine, and you like it, so owning it makes you feel good. I guess that's a metaphysical property. Any other kind of feeling induced by a moldavite can only be ascribed to the unlimited human capacity for self-delusion.
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May 01, 2012 07:46AM
Jeffrey,
I don't know about that. I have sold many of them and I notice that I get a warm feeling in my pocket book when I do.

Rock Currier
Crystals not pistols.
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